Police attend influx of accidents as wet weather continues

PUBLISHED: 07:31 30 October 2018

Stock photo of a police car. Picture: Denise Bradley

Stock photo of a police car. Picture: Denise Bradley


Police have warned drivers to beware of wet roads after an influx of preventable accidents yesterday.

Chief Inspector Lou Provart wrote on twitter: “Saw loads of minor collisions yesterday whilst travelling about. All looked avoidable with safe #StoppingDidtance between cars.”

Official guidance from the RAC recommends drivers double normal stopping distance between themselves and the vehicle in front on wet roads.

The wet weather is set to continue throughout today, with the heaviest rain towards the coast.

There will also be strong Northerly winds in these areas.

However good news moving into the evening when the clouds are expected to clear to make way for a frosty but dry Wednesday morning.

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